Penguin Pool Murder is a comedy/mystery film starring Edna May Oliver as Hildegarde Withers, a witness in a murder case at the New York Aquarium, James Gleason as the police inspector in charge of the case, who investigates with her unwanted help, and Robert Armstrong as an attorney representing Mae Clarke, the wife of the victim. Oliver's appearance was the first of three as Hildegarde Withers, the schoolteacher/sleuth based on the character from the novel The Penguin Pool Murder by Stuart Palmer. Gwen Parker meets her former boyfriend Philip Seymour at the local aquarium and asks him for...
|Release date:||December 9, 1932|
|Directed by:||George Archainbaud|
|Music by:||Max Steiner|
|Screenplay by:||Willis Goldbeck, Lowell Brentano|
|Adapted from:||The Penguin Pool Murder|